Things to Do in Jhansi

The historic city of Jhansi, located in the heart of Bundelkhand is one of those tourist places which strong connections with Indian history. It was in Jhansi where Rani Lakshmi Bai, Tantya Tope and Nana Sahib planned the struggle of the 1857 revolution and hence the name of the city became synonymous with one of the most fierce and iconic women warriors of the country. Jhansi is one of the fascinating destinations which allures tourists from all over. The town has acquired great popularity with the starting of the week-long extravaganza — Jhansi Mahotsav. There are also some interesting excursions from JhansI offering a visit to some popular tourist spots rich historical and heritage value. One of the major tourist attractions in Jhansi is the Jhansi fort. Situated atop a rocky hill it was built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in 1613. Visitors can get an astounding all encompassing perspective of the city of Jhansi from the bulwarks of the fortification. To gain an insight into the history of the beautiful city, tourists should check out the Jhansi Museum located at the fort. The Jhansi Museum is a storehouse of diverse artifacts of the long-gone era. It houses weapons, statues, dresses and photographs that represent the Chandela dynasty.

The Rani Mahal of Jhansi is another architectural marvel of Jhansi and frequented by many tourists. Other famous places to visit in Jhansi are Mahalakshmi temple, UP Government Museum, Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chatri etc. Shopping being one of the best things to do in Jhansi, you can look for the antique art objects that conjures the images of the royal era. You can also visit Parichha which is a scenic dam or see the Barua Sagar lake situated on the banks of the Betwa River. Orchha is famous for its fort while St. Jude’s Shrine, situated on Civil Lines in Jhansi, is also a popular tourist destination for the Catholic Christians. Wondering how to plan your tour itinerary to Jhansi? Don’t worry as you have landed to the right place. Here are the best tours offering the best things to do in Jhansi when you are vacationing here.

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